Posts Tagged "Chelsea"

We Need To Talk About Financial Fair Play… Again

We Need To Talk About Financial Fair Play… Again

By on Feb 3, 2014 in Finance, Latest | 0 comments

Was it just a matter of striking coincidence or was there something more in the timing of a story in the Daily Mail which stated confidently that “Rivals” are “ganging up to ban City” with a challenge over the blue half of Manchester’s attempts to comply with regulations meant to limit the extent to which sheikhs, oligarchs and other...

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AVB: Too Much, Too Young?

AVB: Too Much, Too Young?

By on Dec 27, 2013 in Latest, Opinion | 1 comment

You’ve done too much, much too young, The Specials famously sang on their seminal 1980 hit. That particular ditty was an anthem to a lost youth and the doom of adding another statistic to the population. However, it would also appear to be a maxim that could be applied to Portuguese wonderkid Andre Villas-Boas, who as we all know¬†has now had the button pressed...

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That’s Entertainment – Or Not, As The Case May Be

By on Aug 27, 2013 in Latest, Opinion | 0 comments

For the modern football supporter, there are two types of investment associated with their role in going to matches. The first is emotional, a desire to win, a bond with the team or with the club. The second is, in the modern game, financial. Attending a football match is, for a majority of supporters these days, no longer a matter of pitching up at five minutes to...

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The 200% Premier League Pre-Season: Chelsea

By on Jul 15, 2013 in English League Football, Latest | 0 comments

It says something for the levels of expectation at Stamford Bridge these days that winning a European trophy and improving on the previous season’s league position may still be considered by many within the club to be the end of a disappointing season. The club had ended the season before that as the champions of Europe, a state of affairs which was in itself...

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